Top Doctors 2021: Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

Part of our 21st annual list of the region's best physicians

By CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff

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May 13, 2021

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Seattle Magazine.

William Butler, M.D.: immune deficiency, allergy, asthma, immunotherapy; Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Campus, 125 16th Ave. E., Seattle, 206-326-2390; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Frank S. Virant, M.D.: sinusitis, asthma-adult and pediatric, food allergy; Northwest Asthma & Allergy Center, 9725 Third Ave. N.E., Suite 500, Seattle, 206-527-1200; Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington Medical Center

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